Cohort: Women

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Water Code changes

In recent years QCOSS has broadened its advocacy in the area of essential services to now include work with water utilities, government and the community sector, to ensure that the rights and concerns of low [...]

1 August 2017|Project

Promoting multicultural inclusion in the Cairns region

On 23 June QCOSS and Centacare hosted a half-day workshop on multicultural inclusion in the Cairns region.  The workshop was well attended and focused on important discussions regarding ‘unconscious bias’, and the importance of increasing uptake and quality of engagement with interpreters.

28 July 2017|Publication

QCOSS Commentary State Budget 2016-17

QCOSS recognises that whilst this budget has committed to funding areas of great need, it also recognises the lack of an overarching strategy by the government to engage communities in the implementation of the work [...]

1 June 2016|Publication

Queensland’s wellbeing 2016: A QCOSS report

The Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS) is pleased to release this report revealing the interrelated nature of poverty and disadvantage, highlighting key areas in Queensland which need to be addressed with better targeted programs, policies and investment.

1 April 2016|Publication

QCOSS Homelessness in the Cairns region: Analysis of the Home for Good data

This report - Homelessness in the Cairns region, Analysis of the Home for Good data, Registry Week (October 2014) - explores homelessness in the region, reveals general characteristics of the sample group in comparison to Queensland data, and some of the differences in patterns of risk, in particular between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous participants.

3 February 2016|Publication

QCOSS Commentary State Budget 2015-16

The 2015-16 State Budget revealed positive signs the Queensland Government is listening to the community services sector, however it is essential the sector and the community is engaged and consulted to ensure the needs of [...]

2 July 2015|Publication

Cost of living report – issue 3, June 2013

Queensland’s low-income earners experienced a recent reprieve in rising costs-of-living, but more pain in the hip pocket is on the way, according to a report released today. The Queensland Council of Social Service’s (QCOSS) fifth [...]

1 June 2013|Publication